Want to tone up in front of the telly? Then take your pick from our round up of the year's best fitness DVDs
Motivational, uplifting and effective; it feels like a gym-worthy workout. The routines are simple to follow, but by no means easy so you work up a real sweat. The feel-good soundtrack makes the hour-long workout fly past!
Zap fat and tone-up with four cardio workouts plus a yoga stretch section. Davina's trademark chirpiness is energising rather than irritating. The pick 'n' mix menu format offers variety, so you won't get bored doing this three times a week, and if you stick to it you'll see serious results.
Three separate workouts use a mix of resistance moves to burn fat and build lean muscles for a slim, trim body. Choose from a supercharged 30 minute cardio session, a 40 minute dance workout, or a 45 minute top to toe sculpting fat burner that will tone and hone arms, legs, back, chest and abs.
Banish that belly bulge with the help of Suzanne Bowen's 12 minute workouts to tone your abs. Six targeted workouts promise to build long, lean abdominals, improve your posture and a tighten up your midriff - all in less than a quarter of an hour. Phew!
Kiss your muffin-top goodbye with two 30-minute core-focused cardio and ab-toning routines from the personal trainer on US show The Biggest Loser. The high intensity interval training is fast-paced and exhausting but if you want 'ripped abs' it's worth the effort. You can follow one of three women on screen to select beginners, intermediate or advanced so you won't tire of it either.
Two 20-minute dance routines each designed to sculpt sexy pins and appeal to a range of fitness levels. The dances are easy to follow and focus on problem spots like hips and thighs.
The hottest celeb trainer is obsessed with giving women sleek, sexy bodies and toning without bulking. The mix of dance and Pilates is amazingly intense, but it takes some practise to get all the moves perfectly right. Expect some serious muscle aches the next day.
Invite a drill sergeant into your living room. Push-ups, soldier crawls and tire jumps blast serious calories and fat in this intense workout. Fight fat, blast your upper bidy, hone your lower body and sculpt those abs by targeting your toning.
This gives you a great workout once you've mastered the steps; beginners couldn't do it first-time, though If you're an experienced dancer looking to learn a new style, this is the DVD for you. Kelly and Flavia will definitely awaken your inner ballroom dancer, but you'll need to be happy to put in the practice.
Jillian's a fitness expert and it shows. This is a short, sharp shock to the system that burns fat and tones muscle, fast. There are three levels of 20-minute circuits, but be warned, standards are high. Try it every other day or twice a week, and build up to the recommended every day for a month.
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